CFIRM for Graduates

Focus on Finance for Graduate Students.

The Heider College of Business offers an emphasis in professional financial planning within the MBA program. MBA students interested in a graduate-level focus area in finance can now take courses that will satisfy areas of study required to sit for the CFP® exam.

The Creighton MBA
The MBA at Creighton allows students to complete the program in as little as 18 months. Our unique “Plan of Study” approach allows us to customize your program, based on your educational background and professional experience. With no pre-requisites and many options for customization, you’ll get exactly what you need to build confidence and put your career on the fast track.

CFIRM for Executives
Through CFIRM, executives within the insurance, financial planning, investment, banking and human resources industry can now take advantage of Executive Education at Creighton.

You can continue your professional education and take classes towards earning industry designations such as the CLU®, ChFC® or CFP®. We are confident you will enjoy the classroom interaction and discussion, guided by many of the same professors who teach in our highly regarded MBA program. Some courses may be eligible for transfer toward a Creighton MBA.


Edward Horowitz
CFP(R), MBA, CLU®, CSA, Director of CFIRM




Anthony R. Hendrickson
Ph.D., Heider College of Business Dean





Ken Washer
DBA, CFA, CFP®, Associate Professor of Finance





World Class Economics & Finance Faculty

James Ambrose II
Timothy Bastian, MA, MS
Charles Braymen, PhD
Kristie Briggs, PhD
Lee M. Dunham, PhD
Ernie P. Goss, PhD
Edward Horwitz, MBA, CLU®
Randy Jorgensen PhD, CFA
James J. Knudsen, PhD
George W. McNary JD
Vasudeva Murthy, PhD
Tirimba Obonyo, PhD, CFA
Jerome F. Sherman, PhD
Ken Washer, DBA, CFP, CFA
John Wingender, Jr., Ph.D.
Melissa Woodley, PhD, CFA